New Delhi, August 30
Congratulating Indian chess gamers for his or her joint victory with Russia within the 2020 Online Chess Olympiad, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned on Sunday that their success will encourage different gamers.
“Congratulations to our chess players for winning the FIDE Online #ChessOlympiad. Their hard work and dedication are admirable. Their success will surely motivate other chess players. I would like to congratulate the Russian team as well,” he tweeted.
India and Russia have been on Sunday declared joint winners of the 2020 Online Chess Olympiad after the ultimate was marred by web disconnection and server malfunction.
Congratulations to our chess gamers for profitable the FIDE Online #ChessOlympiad. Their laborious work and dedication are admirable. Their success will certainly encourage different chess gamers. I want to congratulate the Russian crew as effectively.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 30, 2020
This was the primary time FIDE, the worldwide chess federation, was holding the Olympiad in a web based format as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. PTI